1 Preoccupation (noun)
Meaning- a state of thinking about something continuously. (मानसनिक व्यस्तता)
Synonyms: obsession, engrossment, pensiveness, fixation
Antonyms: apathy, indifference, unconcern, disinterestedness
Example: She found his preoccupation with money irritating.
2 Despairing (adjective)
Meaning- showing or feeling the loss of all hope. (निराशाजनक)
Synonyms: hopeless, defeatist, downbeat, pessimistic
Antonyms: hopeful, optimistic, Panglossian, cheerful
Example: Jim raised his hands in a despairing gesture.
3 Procure (verb)
Meaning- Obtain (something), especially with care or effort. (परिश्रम से प्राप्त करना)
Synonyms: acquire, obtain, secure, attain, gain
Antonyms: accord, relinquish, surrender, yield
Example: He persuaded a friend to procure him a ticket.
4 Rebuff (verb)
Meaning- to refuse a friendly offer, request or suggestion in an unkind way. (अस्वीकार करना)
Synonyms: decline, spurn, snub, repudiate, turn down
Antonyms: accept, consent, assent, accede
Example: She rebuffed their request for help.
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5 Anguish (noun)
Meaning- Severe mental or physical pain or suffering. (वेदना, पीड़ा)
Synonyms: suffering, agony, distress, torment
Antonyms: contentment, relief, gratification, pleasure
Example: Tears of anguish filled her eyes.
6 Vendetta (noun)
Meaning- A prolonged bitter quarrel with or campaign against someone. (चिरस्थायी कलह)
Synonyms: dispute, contention, altercation, feud
Antonyms: friendship, harmony , peace, amity
Example: He has accused the media of pursuing a vendetta against him.
7 Radiate (verb)
Meaning- to show an emotion or quality, or (of an emotion or quality) to be shown or felt. (प्रसारित करना)
Synonyms: display, exhibit, demonstrate, emanate
Antonyms: cover, conceal, veil, bury
Example: She was radiating joy and happiness.
8 Perpetrator (noun)
Meaning- a person who commits a crime or does something that is wrong or evil. (अपराधी)
Synonyms: criminal, culprit, offender, malefactor
Example: The perpetrators of this horrific crime must be brought to justice.
9 Infatuated (adjective)
Meaning- having a very strong but not usually lasting feeling of love or attraction for someone or something. (मोहित)
Synonyms: lovesick, enamoured, captivated, besotted
Antonyms: disenchanted, dissatisfied. disillusioned, repulsed
Example: He is infatuated with her, and doesn’t see her faults.
10 Privy (adjective)
Meaning- sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private). (गुप्त)
Synonyms: aware of, acquainted with, in on, informed of
Antonyms: uninformed, unaware, unfamiliar, not cognizant
Example: She was not privy to any information contained in the letters.
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